Manufacturers respond to oil severance tax proposal
Feb. 19, 2014 Today, California Manufacturers & Technology Association Vice President of Government Relations Dorothy Rothrock issued the following statement in response to Senator Noreen Evans' oil severance tax proposal contained in Senate Bill 1017:
"California should be taking steps to grow jobs and increase manufacturing and other business investments in the state. Sen. Evans' new tax on California oil moves us in the wrong direction, increasing costs for consumers and employers, hurting jobs and making us more dependent on foreign oil. Stopping this new tax would send a message that California is serious about attracting jobs and investment in the state."